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Joint Movement held protest against CAA
TIWN Jan 7, 2020
Joint Movement held protest against CAA
PHOTO : Joint movement restores protest in Tripura against CAA. TIWN Pic Jan 7, 2020

AGARTALA, Jan 7 (TIWN) After about a month Tripura indigenous cadre based parties, including the junior ally of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), resumed their agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Along with IPFT, the Joint Movement Against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (JMACAB), a conglomeration of many tribal parties, led by the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT) had called off their agitation against the CAA on December 11 after a meeting with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. However, they would be resuming their anti-CAA protest and started a protest before Rabindra Bhawan on Tuesday in Agartala.

The JMACAB convener Anthony Debbarma told the media that after the meeting with the Union Home Minister on December 12, the leaders of the JMACAB met Tripura Chief Minister on December 18 and January 2 to resolve their demands, but nothing appeared yet.

The JMACAB and various other tribal parties, including the tribal front of the CPI-M, the Tripura Rajya Upajati Ganamukti Parishad (TRUGP)-- the state's oldest indigenous based party, have been demanding that the Northeast states be keep out the ambit of the CAA.

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